Vancouver Canucks vs. Nashville Predators, 01/10/17 – Prediction
Written by: Alex Alarcon
Vancouver Canucks at Nashville Predators
Game Time: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Bridgestone Arena
Lines: Vancouver +165/ Nashville -185
The Vancouver Canucks travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Nashville Predators on Tuesday, January 10, 2017.
Longest Winning Streak Snapped
Vancouver comes into this matchup having played 42 games. They have an overall record of 20-19-3 and on the road they have a record of 5-13-1. Currently they are 6th in the Pacific Division. They’ve scored 105 goals and given up 121 goals for a point differential of -16.
Vancouver has a Corsi percentage of 48.3% as they’ve attempted 2,148 shots on net at full strength while they’ve given up 2,299 shots on net in the same situations.
Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.3% as they have 1,595 attempts while they’ve given up 1,775 shots on the defensive end. The Canucks start possessions in the offensive zone 51.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.8% for the season.
Are The Predators Good?
Nashville shows up with a record of 17-16-7 including 10-5-5 at home this season. They are 4th in the Central Division. They’ve scored 112 goals and surrendered 110 for a goal differential of +2. The Predators have a record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 16-23 while their over/under record sits at 19-17-4.
The Predators have a total of 41 points on the season. They have 26 power play goals on 136 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 124 power play opportunities and have given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Canucks have a total of 112 goals scored while they’ve given up 110 goals to this point.
They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.93%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
- Canucks are 4-0 in their last 4 vs. a team with a losing record.
- Canucks are 6-1 in their last 7 overall.
- Canucks are 6-1 in their last 7 vs. Western Conference.
- Canucks are 4-1 in their last 5 vs. Central.
- Predators are 1-7 in their last 8 in the fourth game of a 4-in-6 situation.
- Predators are 0-4 in their last 4 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game.
- Predators are 0-6 in their last 6 home games.
I don’t understand this line. Yes the Canucks have lost their touch on their impressive winning streak, but the Predators haven’t won a home game in ages. Take the team that has been known to win lately.
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